Edited By Adela Elena Popa, Hasan Arslan, Mehmet Ali Icbay and Tomas Butvilas
Social Factors Associated With Suicide Among War Veterans in Bosnia-Herzegovina
The world is shaken by the wars, military interventions, economic-financial collapse of the market, family dissolution, and moral collapse of social and religious structures. All these factors can make some people feel depressed, alienated, traumatised, and suicidal. The disruption of the world system led to the distortion of humanity, who also became unsatisfied and unhappy. The people affected by these changes began to not experience any more pleasure of being alive; therefore, they more often considered ending their lives instead of continuing to live under such unsatisfactory conditions. Therefore, the number of those who are willing to die by attempting/committing suicide has increased and this has currently become a serious public concern all around the globe, especially among teenagers-adolescents, elderly people, and war veterans. Economic-financial status, family, socialisation, and religion are admitted as key social factors which result in attempted/committed suicide. Wherefore, the study aims to identify how these social factors, which were mentioned above, cause suicide among war veterans in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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